First meme of the year
January 02, 2009
Available: For what?
Animal: cats (don't have any right now, but plotting them)
Birthday/Birthplace: 15 June/West Point, NY. Yes, the military academy.
Best Friends: Too many to name individually, bu the oldest ones are Mel and Paul
Best feeling in the world: Afterglow
Best weather: cool & sunny
Been in Love: Yep.
Been on stage?: Yep. Still do readings too.
Believe in yourself?: Most of the time.
Believe in life on other planets: How could there not be?
Believe in miracles: No. Statistical anomalies, yes.
Believe in Magic: in the non-miraculous sense, yes.
Believe in God: Not per se. But I believe in the numinous.
Believe in Santa: Never. My folks never lied to me that way.
Believe in Ghosts/spirits: See "magic" and "God," above.
Car: don't own one. Use mass transit!
Color: blues and purples; basically anything bright.
Cried in school: Just over my homework.
Chocolate/Vanilla: equal opportunity sweet lover.
Chinese/Mexican: Anything not 1950's American "cuisine"
Cake or pie: cake
Day or Night: nighthawk
Danced: several years of ballet and tap, lots of disco
Dance in the rain: Not, dance, per se, but enjoyed a good soaking.
Everyone has a: brain. Some fail to use it.
Ever failed a class?: Nope, came close with Algebra though.
First crush: Bobby Orr.
Full name: Ann Elizabeth. Ugh.
First thoughts waking up: Can I just roll over and go back to sleep?
Greatest Fear: heights
Giver or taker: Giver who gets a lot back.
Hair Color: brunette going gray. Coming soon: a pink streak.
Happy: Almost always.
How do you want to die: old, content, without regrets, and in my sleep.
Health freak?: sorta. I watch what I eat, get regular checkups and try to exert myself at least once a day. And meditate.
Hate: violence and bigotry.
Ice Cream: Ben & Jerry's Phish Food
Instrument: mostly voice now. Mess around with guitar, flute, & penny whistle.
Jewelry: 4 earrings, 7 bracelets, watch, occasionally a necklace. Can't get the rings on over my knuckles anymore.
Job: teacher/freelance editor/artist/writer
Keep a journal?: You're reading it.
Laughed so hard you cried: several times in the presence of my best friend Mel. Her fault.
Love at first sight: yes.
Milk flavor: regular
Movie: "Enchanted April"
Mooned anyone: Been tempted. It's my favorite scene in "Braveheart."
Motion sickness: car sick when I don't drive.
McD’s or BK: Neither.
Number of Siblings: None
Number of Piercings: 4
Overused Phrases: Christ on a damned crutch.
One wish: big lottery win
Place you’d like to live: Already live there: NYC. Alternatively, Edinburgh or London.
Pepsi/Coke: Cherry Coke.
Reason to cry: whenever you need to.
Radio Station: 90.7 WFUV FM,
Roll your tongue in a circle?: nope.
Song: Layla-Derek and the Dominoes
Shoe size: 7
Skipped school: only once
Slept outside: Yes but I'm not one for camping.
Sports: Hockey, tennis, biking
Seen a dead body?: Yes. And the dying.
Smoked?: One bad habit I never picked up.
Swear?: Hell yes. Too damn much. Fuck it.
Shower daily?: I beg your pardon?
Sing well?: For somebody without any training, yeah. It's a big voice in a small person.
Stuffed Animals?: Not if I can help it.
Single/Group dates: No opinion.
Time for bed: as late as possible, usually midnight or later.
TV: TV? What is this TV you speak of?
Touch your tongue to your nose?: No. But I can roll one eyeball.
Vegetable you hate: lima beans, kale
Vegetable you love: spinach, broccoli, peas, carrots, spuds of all sorts
When you grow up: I wanna be as serene as the Dalai Lama. Maybe I'll get lucky and be enlightened, too.
Which one of your friends acts the most like you: I don't think any of them do. That's why we're friends.
Who makes you laugh the most: Rob, hands down.
Worst feeling: Depression
Wanted to be a model?: Are you kidding? Why would I want to make a career of being told I'm too fat?
Where do we go when we die: That's The Big Eternal Question. Why would I know the answer?
Worst weather: cold rains.
X-Rays: yes. I glow in the dark too.
Year it is now: 2009, the start of new year
Zoo animals: If that's the only way to save them from extinction
Zodiac sign: Gemini.
LAST PERSON WHO
1. Slept in a bed beside you?: None of your damn business.
2. Last person to see you cry?: My students
3. Went to the movies with you?: Emily
4. You went to the mall with?: We don't have malls here.
5. You went to dinner with?: Rob
6. You talked to on the phone?: Laurie
7. Made you laugh?: Everybody makes me laugh. I'm easily amused.
First very bad pun of the year: Ameme!! BTW, I'm a blueberry sort of guy. ;-)
Posted by: Roger | January 03, 2009 at 10:54 AM